mandated

adjective
man·​dat·​ed | \ ˈman-ˌdā-təd How to pronounce mandated (audio) \

Definition of mandated

: officially required : mandatory a mandated change in policy … the Supreme Court's landmark decision in Brown v. Board of Education to end mandated racial segregation in public schools.— William L. Taylor

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1944, in the meaning defined above

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“Mandated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mandated. Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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